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  • Officials from Albania, Kosovo visit rival Serbia

    2 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Kosovo's foreign minister traveled to Serbia on Thursday for the first time since Kosovo declared independence in 2008, describing the visit as a historic event. Also in Belgrade, the Serbian capital, was Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir ...

  • Ex-Mountie hero of shootout at Canada's Parliament

    2 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden ceremonial mace on his right shoulder. For more than two minutes, the lawmakers applauded and pounded ...

  • Rand Paul tries to peel away isolationist label

    2 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Rand Paul is taking on critics who brand him an isolationist on foreign policy, advocating an approach for America that "recognizes our limits and preserves our might." The libertarian-leaning Republican, a possible White House contender ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

    3 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were: 29-30-40-42-50, Powerball: 16 (twenty-nine, thirty, forty, forty-two, fifty Powerball: sixteen) Estimated jackpot: $110 million ___ Arizona Winners: Combination Prize No. AZ Winners Jackpot 0 5 ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    3 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 21-23-28-35-36 (twenty-one, twenty-three, twenty-eight, thirty-five, thirty-six) Estimated jackpot: $56,000 Players with all five numbers win all or share a prize that starts ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'The Pick' game

    3 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday night's $1.2 million drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "The Pick" drawing were: 2, 5, 19, 23, 40, 41. (two, five, nineteen, twenty-three, forty, forty-one) Lottery officials said that without a jackpot winner, ...

  • AP Interview: Libya FM wants Tripoli negotiations

    3 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Libya's newly appointed foreign minister says he hopes negotiations could resolve the standoff in Tripoli, where Islamist militias have taken over the capital and forced out elected lawmakers. Foreign Minister Mohamed Dayri, who assumed his post in ...

  • AP Top Business News At 1:35 p.m. EDT

    3 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) Union Pacific 3Q profit chugs ahead 19 percent GM 3Q profit nearly doubles, led by N. America Senators ask gov't for nationwide air bag recall Report: Total CEO's plane almost escaped crash US stocks jump following strong corporate earnings Fuel ...

  • Delta plane clips smaller jet at Minnesota airport

    3 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Delta Air Lines plane clipped wings with a smaller jet as the two were preparing to take off from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday night, officials said. No one was injured in the incident, which ...

  • Cyprus president hospitalized in Brussels

    3 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The president of Cyprus was admitted to a hospital in Brussels on Thursday and unable to attend a European Union summit there. President Nicos Anastasiades suffered a nosebleed and underwent nasal cauterization at the hospital, where ...

  • Royal Protection officer arrested in ammo probe

    4 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — British police say an officer assigned to the royal protection unit has been arrested after ammunition was found in personal lockers on the grounds of Buckingham Palace. Police said Thursday the ammunition is thought to have come ...

  • Races for governor carry 2016 implications

    4 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans looking for early clues to the 2016 elections might find some in this year's governor races. The outcome of races in Florida, Iowa, Wisconsin and Ohio and Colorado will influence the combined 72 electoral votes, or ...

  • Lebanon says it won't accept more Syrian refugees

    4 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — The Lebanese government says the tiny Mediterranean country will not accept any more Syrian refugees except for what authorities deem to be "exceptional" cases. Thursday's statement by Information Minister Ramzi Jreij says Lebanon cannot handle any more ...

  • AP Interview: Jerusalem mayor vows to calm city

    5 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Jerusalem's mayor is calling for a crackdown against a wave of Palestinian unrest, saying violence will not be tolerated in his city. Nir Barkat said in an interview Thursday that violence in the city has become intolerable. ...

  • 5 free things to do and see in Baltimore

    5 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore on a budget? Easy as Edgar Allan Poe. His gravesite is one of a number of memorable places that can be visited around this historic city without spending a dime. Here are some details on ...

  • Tunisia militant shootouts kill 2 people

    6 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Three days before a national election in Tunisia, police clashed with suspected militants in two areas of the country on Thursday and at least two people were killed. In Oued Ellil, a suburb of Tunis, the ...

  • French moving troops toward Libyan border

    6 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — A top French military official says the country is moving troops toward the Libyan border within weeks and, along with U.S. intelligence, is monitoring al-Qaida arms shipments to Africa's Sahel region. A French base will go up ...

  • AP Top International News At 9:53 a.m. EDT

    7 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son Exclusive election body at heart of HK protests AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless AP Interview: Russia's Navalny vows ...

  • Lebanese health minister says man suspected of having Ebola quarantined in Lebanon

    7 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese health minister says man suspected of having Ebola quarantined in Lebanon.

  • China punishes 17 officials for village clash

    7 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Seventeen officials have been punished in southwest China after one of the most violent land conflicts in recent years left eight people dead. The official Xinhua News Agency said Thursday that one official involved in the clash ...

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